10 Reasons Why you should try Yerba Mate!

Stephan Blazevski

The one and only non-alcoholic beverage Yerba Mate, made from dried leaves of Ilex paraguariensis, a native tree with roots from South America. Yerba Mate is becoming a worldwide used infusion, and there's a reason why, because of it's natural components that bring us only positive benefits.

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We are highlighting you 10 reasons why Yerba Mate is the best option for a daily drink:

1. Yerba Mate with its many nutrients will help you maintain your health. It's a cocktail of minerals and vitamins. Yerba mate will allow you to enhance your body only with natural components just with a few sips, instead of taking pills.

2. Yerba Mate is also known for having an antioxidant effect, and there's a reason behind this. It contains many phytochemicals such as polyphenols which make this beverage a full antioxidant package.

3. Yerba Mate is considered as a brain booster, and many studies have proven that. With its great caffeine amount, which is enough to improve your focus and memory, but saves you from the negative sides that caffeine can bring, is just one of the reasons why Yerba Mate is considered as a great energizer.
4. Yerba Mate has another very important compound, xanthines. This component is able to promote smooth muscle relaxation, which leads to good digestion, especially during health states such as bloating and constipation.
5. Yerba Mate nutrients are part of a many tissues protection, by reducing oxidative stress of the cells.

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6. Yerba Mate has also antimicrobial effects. This means it can protect us from bacteria which we deal with every day.
7. Yerba Mate can be helpful with obesity, by increasing the fat oxidation, and the feeling of satiety.
8. Yerba Mate with its levels of Vitamin C is taking part in improving the immune system. But let's not forget other compounds such as saponins that are also taking part in the immune system improvement.
9. Yerba Mate is able to improve the red blood cell production because it has a high level of Iron.
10. Yerba Mate with its nutrients such as Calcium, Phosphorus, and Zinc improves the bone density in the body.

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